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2014-07-21 23:10:47

Dr. John Lloyd of Lloyd Industries, Inc. announced today that football head injuries and concussions can be reduced up to 50 percent with their new helmet safety breakthrough. San Antonio, FL (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Dr. John Lloyd PhD of Lloyd Industries, Inc. announced their latest breakthrough in football helmet safety today. The unique new helmet technology promises to provide up to 50 percent more protection against football head injuries and concussions. The technology has wide...

2014-06-20 16:22:15

Revised standard will require helmets to limit certain concussion-causing forces, both linear and rotational BOSTON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) board of directors has approved a revised football helmet standard that will require helmets to be tested for certain concussion causing forces. This is the first helmet standard to include testing for forces that are specific to concussion risk. "The...

2014-06-16 16:23:10

Bike safety tips orthopaedic surgeons say you should always remember ROSEMONT, Ill., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 80 million Americans enjoy cycling because it is an environmentally efficient way to travel, a great form of exercise and a fun recreational activity for families to enjoy. According to 2013 statistics from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), more than 1.3 million people were treated in hospitals, emergency rooms and doctors' offices for...

PTSD in children after accidents
2014-05-28 07:02:36

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When a child on a bicycle is struck by oncoming traffic, the results can be devastating. From life-threatening head injuries to bone fractures, the children are definitely the losers. As it turns out, their bodies heal faster than their minds. Eva Olofsson, a research student at the University of Gothenburg's Sahlgrenska Academy, found that one in three Swedish children involved in such an accident suffers from posttraumatic stress...

2014-05-27 20:21:27

Protecting Against Injury Does Not Start or End With Helmet Purchase OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment (NOCSAE) applauds and encourages the growing research in the area of concussion protection for athletes, including the work released this month by Virginia Tech. Coaches, consumers and parents should be aware that while the STAR rating system suggests the purchase of specific football helmets,...

2014-05-27 08:20:59

DUBLIN, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n6rtps/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Motorcycle Helmets Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Motorcycle Helmets Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global motorcycle helmets industry with a focus on the Chinese situation....

2014-05-22 23:06:57

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Motorcycle Helmets Industry” report to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Motorcycle Helmets Industry is a professional and in-depth research report on China and Global Motorcycle Helmets market. The report introduces Motorcycle Helmets basic information, including Motorcycle Helmets definition, classification, application, and industry chain...

2014-05-11 23:01:07

Statewide public awareness campaign includes activities for children of all ages designed to encourage children and adults to wear their bike helmets. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP) will continue their Put a Lid on It! Bike Helmet Safety Awareness campaign with Bike Helmet Safety Awareness Week May 9-18, 2014. The statewide public awareness campaign’s goal is to continue to encourage adults and children to wear their...

2014-03-04 16:21:13

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout the world, motorcycles are a major contributor to road crashes that involve deaths and serious injuries. In response, many US states and foreign countries have enacted motorcycle helmet laws. Although a review of the scientific literature shows that wearing helmets has led to a marked decrease in the number of rider deaths and injuries, few studies have addressed the role played by different types of helmets in...

Differences In Concussion Risk Between Football Helmets
2014-01-31 08:34:19

Virginia Tech Football helmets can be designed to reduce the risk of concussions, according to a new study by some of the nation's leading concussion researchers published today in the Journal of Neurosurgery. The study analyzed head impact data compiled from eight collegiate football teams that included Virginia Tech, University of North Carolina, University of Oklahoma, Dartmouth College, Brown University, University of Minnesota, Indiana University, and University of Illinois. Six...


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